Curriculum Support Manager – Business, Economics & Projects- Fixed term contract

Job summary
Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity in your field? Could you be our new Curriculum Support Manager for Business, Economics and Projects?

In joining us, you will be working at the heart of the education system with the largest provider of academic qualifications; an organisation that is a market leader but also has a charitable mission – to help students and teachers realise their potential.

Joining us will place you at the centre of your specialist subject, bringing your academic expertise, passion for your subject, focus and influence to play in this new opportunity.

You’ll be working closely with the Head of Curriculum to deliver the Business, Economics & Projects curriculum strategy. You’ll be creating content to support the teaching and marketing of the subject and quality assure subject related materials and activity. In addition, you’ll provide training, briefings and written material for staff, associates and teachers.

The role:

• deliver key messages in line with the vision for the subject to internal/external stakeholders and teachers
• plan and coordinate teacher engagement activities and impactful support resource materials
• provide training, briefings and written materials for staff and senior examiners on the subject and curriculum to increase knowledge of the subject
• respond to escalated queries and contacts from teachers in a timely manner in line with brand and tone of voice guidelines, identifying common themes and issues
• identify suitable subject experts to produce resources and deliver events and other activities contributing to the recruitment and appointment of those experts
• manage and work with senior examiners and subject experts to quality assure external facing activities.

We are looking for:

•experience of working in an academic environment, potentially as a teacher in a school / college
•subject expert with either a degree / masters or teaching qualification in Business and/or Economics and a genuine passion for the subject
•Experience of EPQ and L1/2 Project qualifications
•ability to understand the environment and context in which AQA and more general curriculum and assessment operate
•an understanding of teachers’ needs and the pressures they are under
•a desire to build an understanding of assessment design and delivery
•a highly articulate individual with strong written and verbal communication skills
•strong relationship building skills
•Flexible work ethic

Our benefits:

We recognise and value the contribution of our people and offer an extensive reward and benefits package in return. Some of our benefits include:

• 35 hour week
• 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days
• all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
• a contributory pension scheme with additional benefits

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter as one document stating why you think you are suitable for the role. Please include details of which location you would prefer to work at, your notice period and current salary.

Closing date for applications is 10:00 Friday 8th March 2019.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.